Overview of Flower Mound
Located northwest of Dallas 28 miles, Flower Mound is miles away from the DFW Airport.
Named after a 12-acre mound covered by flowers, Flower Mound is located near the
Gaylord Texas Resort, Texas Motor Speedway and Grapevine Mills Mall.
Lewisville Independent School District serves most of Flower Mound, as well as the
Northwest and Argyle ISDs. Flower Mound's top employers include Lewisville ISD,
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and Communication Test Design, Inc. (CDTI).
Cost of Living in Flower Mound
The cost of living in Flower Mound, Texas is 21% higher than the national average
and 33% higher than the state average. With housing costs at 59% higher than the
national average, Flower Mound has a sales tax that is 23% higher than the national
average and state income tax that is 100% lower than the national average.
Things to do in Flower Mound
Popular year-round, many flock to Lake Grapevine for windsurfing, sailing and water-skiing.
The lake also is home to several parks, as well as biking, hiking, horse trails,
campgrounds, and picnic areas.
Wild About Flower Mound Festival
Held annually in mid-May, this event features live music, a petting zoo, art and
photo contests, a parade, and more. The family-friendly event is held to celebrate
the fun and friendly nature of Flower Mound, Texas.
A great fishing location, come to Lewisville Lake for one of several bass fishing
contests held annually. One of the largest N. Texas lakes, Lake Lewisville is also
ideal for boating, camping, golfing, and more.
Getting Around Flower Mound
Driving is by far the primary mode of transportation in Flower Mound, Texas. The
two main thoroughfares in Flower Mound Texas are FM 1171 and FM 2499. Other major
thoroughfares include FM 3040, FM 407 and US 337, as well as easy access to Interstate
35, Interstate 635 and highways 114 and 121. Special transportation is available
for senior and disabled residents of Flower Mound.
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